Endeavour’s farewell flight over Santa Barbara

Californians from Sacramento to Disneyland were treated to a rare treat today as the Space Shuttle Endeavour made its farewell flight from Edwards AFB to LAX by way of a scenic tour above the Golden State at low altitudes. NASA provided some advance clues to residents of both the San Francisco Bay Area and the […]

Freedom to Connect – Big enough to succeed: Small carriers at the leading edge [video]

F2C: Freedom to Connect 2012: Panel: Big enough to succeed: Small carriers at the leading edge — entrepreneurial (non-Municipal) carriers show a fourth way (after Telco, Cable and Muni) to the future of connectivity.) Panel at Freedom to Connect Conference, Washington DC, May 21 2012. Speakers: John Brown, CityLink Telecommunications Gary Evans, Hiawatha Broadband Communications […]

AAHAB-2: A near space adventure in education and Amateur Radio [video]

In September of 2010 students at the school formed the Anacapa Near Space Exploration Club.  The crew set their sights on building a high-altitude balloon probe to launch into the Earth’s upper atmosphere.  The first team designed and built Anacapa Amateur High-Altitude Balloon 1 (AAHAB-1), which launched on May 22, 2011, returning stunning still images […]